Employment Opportunities

Employment

The mission of Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) is to educate children in an environment that provides the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual development. Educating the hearts, enriching the minds, and nurturing the Christian spirits of our students is a responsibility and requirement of every CCA employee. We invite those who are willing to commit to our school’s mission and to the high calling of serving children with compassion and grace to apply for employment.

 

Full-Time Positions

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Primary/Elementary Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Deborah Lee, School Principal at the school office or by email at dlee@cornerstonephiladelphia.com.

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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Advancement Services Manager

Background:

Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) is an independent, coeducational, non-denominational private school for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Founded in 1988, the school’s mission is to educate children, including those from at-risk neighborhoods, in an environment that provides the highest standards for academic achievement and spiritual development.

Position Title: Advancement Services Manager

Date Modified: April 2018

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Advancement

The Advancement Services Manager for Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) is responsible for accurately managing and administering donor relations information for charitable contributions made to the school. S/he will act as the primary gift processor by implementing and overseeing all Advancement Department gift processing functions, including the recording and receipting of gifts, pledge reminders and pledge payments according to IRS standards.

This position will have the opportunity to establish systems and procedures, as part of the Advancement Department, as well as lead and set direction for the department’s fiscal year goals. The successful candidate will understand how to build strong relationships across CCA and recognize the importance of fundraising moves management and donor stewardship.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operation of the Advancement database (eTapestry), which tracks gifts/financial and biographical information of all CCA constituents and donors.
  • Prepare bank deposits, gift summary batch listings, and weekly/monthly deposit reports for the Advancement Department.
  • Organize and maintain constituent records and data integrity using the Advancement database (eTapestry), which may include basic prospect research tools.
  • Extract required information from the database and assist staff in running queries, imports/exports, and reports, and train staff to run their own frequently used reports.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual gift totals for Advancement reports.
  • Continuously monitor and accurately document contributions in a timely manner using best practices for data entry.
  • Maintain a policies and procedure manual with recommendations for improvements and provide strategic leadership relating to records management and gift processing.
  • To act as a liaison between CCA Board of Trustees, faculty and staff offices and the Advancement Department for fundraising support.
  • Work closely with Advancement colleagues to build rapport with CCA donors, constituents, staff and faculty.

Administrative Support

  • Support the collective activity of the Advancement staff including, managing the team calendar and updating fundraising plan documents.
  • Provide administrative assistance the CCA President/CEO including the coordination of meetings, logistics, correspondence, advance preparation of materials, follow-up activities relating to the President’s business and the execution of fundraising initiatives.
  • Maintain necessary stock of office supplies and keep vendor relationships, i.e., Toshiba Copy, Pitney Bowes, etc.
  • Support Advancement Department events with administrative assistance as needed.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. Other assignments may be added as needs and/or interests arise.

Position Qualifications:

In addition to a degree from an accredited college/university or professional experience in a fundraising-related field, the Advancement Services Manager will likely possess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, show exemplary Christian character, and have a love for children. The following qualifications are also required:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents, such as school personnel, parents, students, donors, alumni, volunteers, and representatives from the business community.
  • Competency in eTapestry, Blackbaud and Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, an understanding of fundraising practices, the ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • An ability to work cooperatively with others and work evenings or weekends as needed for special events, as well as additional hours during critical departmental projects.

Competitive salary based on experience. Comprehensive benefits provided. Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to:

Monifa N. Moore
Cornerstone Christian Academy
P.O. Box 5520
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Email: mmoore@cornerstonephiladelphia.com

Part-Time Positions

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Substitute Teacher

We welcome your interest in a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Please complete the attached Application for Teaching and return it to Deborah Lee, School Principal at the school office or by email at dlee@cornerstonephiladelphia.com.

Upon request, please be prepared to provide your official college transcripts and any certifications you have earned. If not immediately available please know that prior to employment we will need to have these documents.

Note, too, that prior to employment we will need to have the following reports: Pennsylvania State Criminal History Record, Federal Criminal History Record, and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.

Upon receipt and review of your Application for Teaching you will be contacted to schedule a visit to the school and an interview with our School Principal.

If you are offered a teaching position at Cornerstone Christian Academy a Letter of Agreement will be given to you that details the terms of employment, including salary and benefits.

We look forward to receiving your completed Application for Teaching.

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Lunch and/or Recess Aide

Recess and Lunch Aides are part-time hourly employees at Cornerstone Christian Academy under the supervision of the Office Manager.

Recess Aides

Recess Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily when school is in session, except when there is cancellation of recess due to inclement weather or special programs.

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Closely monitoring student activity and behavior, helping to provide for a safe, enjoyable, and healthy environment.
  • Getting out equipment prior to the start of recess and putting everything back at the end.
  • Closely monitoring the school yard, watching for strangers and potential dangers.
  • Relating with students in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Giving immediate attention to students who are injured and completing an incident report.
  • Intervening with and stopping students who are arguing or fighting, completing an incident report, and reporting incidents to the Principal and/or appropriate classroom teacher.

Lunch Aides

Lunch Aides work from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. daily when school is in session, except on those days when students eat lunch in classrooms or there is a special program. (On those occasions aides will be notified in advance.)

Specific daily responsibilities include:

  • Arriving prior to the start of the first lunch period to assist with room preparation, including the cleaning and sanitizing of lunch tables.
  • Monitoring student behavior during lunch periods, helping to provide for a safe, positive, and healthy environment.
  • Relating with students and assisting them in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Wiping off tables after each lunch period in preparation for the next group.
  • Keeping the lunchroom clean, neat, and safe.
  • Remaining after the final lunch period to thoroughly clean and sanitize tables and chairs.
  • Assisting with other responsibilities assigned by the Office Manager.